Professional Development

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#12109 Co-Teaching Strategies via ZOOM

There is great value in having two professionals share responsibility for instruction. Learn how co-teaching has gone beyond the initial special education-general education focus to include all aspects of the school environment. When done effectively, co-teaching can help: Increased adult attention to students Shared expertise among two or more teachers […]

#12132 Remote Learning for Paraprofessionals – Online Workshop

This online workshop will teach best practices for supporting teachers with remote learning. Paraprofessionals will learn strategies for helping teachers make the virtual classroom engaging, responsive, and inclusive. Come learn what resources are available to help hone your remote learning skills!   Audience is K-12 Paraprofessionals.

#12133 Making Schools Safe for LGBTQ Youth – Online Workshop

This workshop will provide educators strategies for how to make their classrooms welcoming spaces for students who identify as LGBTQ. The facilitators will keep participants engaged through interactive online activities, and will provide the opportunity for independent work in order to receive 6 CPDUs. This is a great opportunity to […]

#12141 These 6 Things: How to Focus Your Teaching on What Matters Most – Online Book Study

“Dave’s advice: Take a deep breath and refocus on six known best practices-establish and strengthen key beliefs, build knowledge, and increase reading, writing, speaking and listening, and argumentation in every content area, every day! THE 6 THINGS are all about streamlining your practice so that you’re teaching smarter, not harder […]

#12108 Differentiated vs. Scaffolding via ZOOM

What is the difference between differentiate and scaffolding? Differentiation focuses on how students learn individually, scaffolding aims to provide class-wide instruction to reduce student struggles and anxiety when accomplishing assigned tasks. Furthermore, scaffolding clarifies the purpose of specific assignments and learning objectives. Join us as we learn how to effectively differentiate and scaffold instruction […]

#12112 SEL and The Brain – Book Study via ZOOM

Spurred by her personal experience and extensive exploration of brain-based learning, author Marilee Sprenger explains how brain science–what we know about how the brain works–can be applied to social-emotional learning. This book offers a clear, easy-to-understand explanations of brain activity and dozens of specific strategies for all grade levels. According […]